April 23, 2007

Williams on the rise

Houston Cypress Springs sophomore forward Erik Williams has found himself a hot commodity these days. Despite being only a sophomore in high school, Williams is starting to become a very familiar name to college coaches from around the country.

Williams played in the Kingwood Classic this past weekend with his AAU team, the T-Mac All-Stars. The Kingwood tournament is the largest spring event in the country and therefore gave Williams a chance to showcase his skills. The 6-foot-6 small forward did not disappoint in helping lead T-Mac to the round of 16.

While this weekend gave Williams more exposure than ever before, his play earlier in the AAU season had already made some school sit up and take notice.

Williams has scholarship offers from Texas A&M and Alabama, and is gaining heavy interest from Texas, Baylor, Kansas and Georgetown.

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